Why Mongooses Aren’t Cool: A Snake’s Perspective

Hello there! My name is Alan, and as you may have guessed, I am not a fan of mongooses. In fact, I hate them. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against most animals, but there’s just something about mongooses that rubs me the wrong way.

  1. They’re natural predators: Mongooses are known for their ability to hunt and kill you guessed it – snakes, which makes them a major threat to my kind.
  2. They’re fast: Mongooses are known for their quick reflexes and speed, which makes them difficult to escape from.
  3. They’re fearless: Mongooses are not afraid of snakes (unlike most mammals) and will attack even the most venomous species without hesitation.
  4. They have sharp teeth and claws: Mongooses have sharp teeth and claws that they use to kill their prey (including snakes).
  5. They’re agile: Mongooses are able to move quickly and gracefully, which makes them difficult to catch. (Okay, a lot of these look positive, but THEY’RE NOT!)
  6. They have a strong immune system: Mongooses are resistant to the venom of many snakes, which makes them even more formidable predators.
  7. They’re intelligent: Mongooses are known for their intelligence and problem-solving abilities, which makes them even more difficult to outsmart.
  8. They’re aggressive: Mongooses are known for their aggressive nature and will attack if they feel like it.
  9. They have a bad reputation: In many cultures, mongooses are seen as pests and are often killed on sight.
  10. They kill for sport: Mongooses are known to kill snakes simply for the enjoyment of it, which is cruel and unnecessary.

So there you have it, the top reasons why I, Alan, hate mongooses. I hope you can understand where I’m coming from. Mongooses may look cute to a layman, but for me, they’re hot-blooded psychopaths.